Carlsbad Real Estate News and Views: Carlsbad Museum of Making Music Concerts May through August 2018

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Carlsbad Museum of Making Music Concerts May through August 2018

Carlsbad Museum of Making Music Concerts May - August 2018


Museum of Making MusicAnyone with an interest in music will likely love visiting the Carlsbad Museum of Making Music (MoMM). As one would expect in any museum, the history of music shines through a large collection of instruments, recordings, photos, and so much more.


The Museum of Making Music is NOT a place to rush, but to take time and experience it! You can easily spend an hour or two seeing everything the Museum offers, with a bunch of hands-on and interactive displays.




The other bonus of our Museum of Making Music are the multiple concerts and other events during the year. Here is what’s happening in May through August 2018. Concerts are at 7 PM unless otherwise noted. We have attended several of them and they were outstanding (here’s the article and video about Chico Pineiro).


May 12 – Farofa (viola caipira, percussion, bass, violin) with Brazilian and world music; tickets are $25 for Premium seating, $20 for General


May 19 – Cindy Lee Berryhill, local singer/songwriter/guitarist; tickets $25 Premium and $20 General


June 7 – Birds of Chicago, with husband/wife duo JT Nero and Allison Russell; tickets are $30 Premium and $25 General


June 17 – Guitar duo Glenn Houston and Stevie Coyle – The Quitters. Tickets are $12!! 2 – 4 pm.


June 21 – Make Music Day, from 10 am to 5 pm. Come see an amazing Earth Harp installed outside with inventory William Close; Free admission (pay what you wish) with museum admission. Check out this very cool video.



June 23 – San Francisco String, with Mads Tolling, Mimi Fox and Jeff Denson. Tickets are $30 Premium and $25 General


July 7 – An album release concert with rising San Diego star Daneen Wilburn; tickets are $30 Premium and $25 General


July 15 – Chicago Six, jazz band. Tickets are $12. Concert is 2 – 4 pm.


July 28 – jazz musicians, the Yoku Mabuchi Trio. Tickets are $25 Premium and $20 General


August 4 – Los Angeles Percussion Quartet (LAPQ). Tickets are $25 Premium and $20 General.


August 10 – A SPECIAL Benefit concert to support the Museum of Making Music’s educational outreach programs, featuring legend Herb Alpert (remember him?!) and Lani Hall (vocalist). At the Music Box in San Diego. Concert is 6:30 to 10, with dinner options until 7:45, full cash bar, and special seating.


August 19 – Sue Palmer and her Motel Swing Orchestra (boogie woogie). Concert is at 2 pm. Tickets are $12.


August 25 – Bluegrass Benefit Concert at Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, San Diego, with The Grascals and Flatt Lonesome. Tickets are $35 - $75. Concert is 7 – 9 pm.


Museum of Making Music

5790 Armada Drive

Carlsbad, CA 92008

(760) 304-5820


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Comment balloon 7 commentsJeff Dowler, CRS • May 07 2018 10:51PM


Recently I visited our Musical Instrument Museum in Scottsdale.  It was incredible.  I need to devote more time to see the remaining sections that I could not see that day.  Your Museum of Making Music looks and sounds very similar.  Next time I'm in the San Diego area (probably this summer) I'm gonna have to check it out.  Thanks for the heads up Jeff.  Best wishes.

Posted by Jerry Murphy, CRS, SRES, Anthem, Phoenix, and Scottsdale AZ Real Estate (Long Realty West Valley) 6 months ago

Sounds like an incredible place that one should make a point to take a leisurely visit.

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) 6 months ago

Jeff one of our friends used to date this guy and the picture that you have of the Guitars... well he had twice as many and I kept telling him to start a museum... he did not listen:)Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) 6 months ago

Good morning Jeff - the Carlsbad Museum of Making Music is a destination for any music lover.  The concerts are a benefit to visit in themselves.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) 6 months ago

Hi Jerry Murphy, CRS, SRES  The Museum is definitely worth a visit.

I have heard very good things about your museum. It's something I would love to check out on one of my visits to the area.


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 6 months ago

Hi Sally K. & David L. Hanson 

It's great fun. We have taken family there who really enjoyed it. And I have given memberships there as clients gifts for those who are big music fans. The concerts we have attended have been very impressive, although the venue is so so.


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 6 months ago

That must have been a pretty impressive collection, Endre Barath, Jr. 

Hi Grant Schneider  I was SO impressed when I first learned about this museum and visited.  You can't beat the ticket prices for these concerts, with some world-class musicians and vocalists.


Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude (Solutions Real Estate ) 6 months ago